Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/ Marcus Fernaldi Gideon vs Yuta Watanabe/ Hiroyuki Endo | Badminton 2020

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Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/ Marcus Fernaldi Gideon vs Yuta Watanabe/ Hiroyuki Endo | Badminton 2020

Source and many thanks to: Kenny Chen Barraclough

Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (born 2 August 1995) is an Indonesian professional badminton player currently ranked world No. 1 in the men’s doubles by the Badminton World Federation.[3] He is from PB Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and has been a member of the club since 2007.[4] He won the 2017 All England Open Super Series Premier with his current partner, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon.[5] He and Gideon were awarded the BWF Best Male Players of the Year for two years in a row after collected seven Super Series titles in 2017 and eight World Tour titles in 2018.[6][7]

Sukamuljo and Gideon often referred as “The Minions” because of their height below average badminton players and they are also known for their playing style that is fast and very agile as if bouncing here and there just like Minions in the film Despicable Me, which is often jumping up and down.[8][9] BWF commentator, Gillian Clark stated that he is one of the fastest player in the badminton world because of his unexpected shots and his ability to know where the next shot will be played.

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (born 9 March 1991) is an Indonesian professional badminton player currently ranked world No. 1 in the men’s doubles by the Badminton World Federation. He is from PB Jaya Raya, a badminton club in South Tangerang, Banten and has joined the club since June 2018.[3] He won the 2017 All England Open Super Series Premier with his current partner Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.[4] He and Sukamuljo were recognized as the most outstanding players, and awarded as the BWF Best Male Players of the Year for two years in a row after collected seven Super Series titles in 2017 and eight World Tour titles in 2018.[5][6]

Gideon and Sukamuljo often referred as “The Minions” because of their height below average badminton players and they are also known for their playing style that is fast and very agile as if bouncing here and there just like Minions in the film Despicable Me, which is often jumping up and down.[7][8]

Hiroyuki Endo (遠藤 大由, Endō Hiroyuki, born 16 December 1986) is a Japanese badminton player. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1][2] In 2009, he joined the Unisys badminton team.[3]

Endo won the 1st point in the Thomas Cup finals with Kenichi Hayakawa beating 2004 World Junior Champion Tan Boon Heong and Hoon Thien How and lead the momentum for the Japanese Team to claim the Thomas Cup for the first time, being the fourth nation to win thomas cup after Indonesia, China and Malaysia.

Yuta Watanabe (渡辺 勇大, Watanabe Yūta, born 13 June 1997) is a badminton player from Japan.[1] He was a member of the Nihon Unisys team, and national team A representative.[2] Watanabe has collected three bronze medals at the World Junior Championships, and also four bronze at the Asian Junior Championships. Watanabe was selected to join the Japanese mixed team compete at the 2017 Sudirman Cup in Gold Coast, Australia, winning a gold medal in the qualification to Gold Coast at the 2017 Asia Mixed Team Championships in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and the team finished in the semi-final round, took the bronze medal. The left-handed Watanabe won the maiden Super 1000 tournament at the 2018 All England Open in the mixed doubles event partnered with Arisa Higashino.

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